Legume species-specific bacteria form a symbiotic relationship with the legume roots. The resulting nodules contain the bacteria. These bacteria can biologically fix nitrogen (N) from the air, making it available to the plant.
Examples of different pest management strategies are given including cultural, host plant resistance, mechanical, biological and chemical control. The steps of implementing IPM and its benefits are described.
Elwood, Ind., no-tiller Rick Williams who discusses his transition to twin-row, no-till corn with in-furrow fertilizer, timing strategies for multi-stage fungicide application and the value of farm trials on his 650-acre corn and soybean operation.
Finding solutions to the problems farmers face is what inspired Harry and Etta Yetter to open a small machine shop in west central Illinois in the 1930s. Today, four generations later, Yetter continues the tradition of solving agricultural problems to meet the needs of producers all over the world.
Needham Ag understands the role of technology in making better use of limited resources within a specific environment by drawing on a wealth of global experience to overcome the challenges facing today's farmers, manufacturers and dealers.